Stachys aethiopica L.

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Stachys aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Stachys aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Stachys aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Stachys aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Stachys aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Stachys aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Stachys aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Stachys aethiopica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

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Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
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Derivation of specific name: aethiopica : of Ethiopia, a historic name for large parts of Africa. This particular taxon does not occur in modern Ethiopia.
Habitat: Along streams, forest edges, clearings and mountain roadsides.
Altitude range: (metres) 800 - 2500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Lesotho and South Africa as far as Western Cape.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Monday 10 October 2011
Literature:

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 57.

Paton, A.J. et al. (2013). Lamiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 8(8) Pages 39 - 41. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Stachys aethiopica
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Stachys aethiopica
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Stachys aethiopica
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Stachys aethiopica
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Stachys aethiopica
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Stachys aethiopica
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stachys aethiopica
Ispot Southern Africa : Stachys aethiopica
JSTOR Plant Science: Stachys aethiopica
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Stachys aethiopica
Tropicos: Stachys aethiopica
West African Plants database: Stachys aethiopica


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Stachys aethiopica.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=149380, retrieved 30 June 2016

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